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Police investigate attempted robbery at McDonald's in south Springfield - KY3 KY3Police investigate attempted robbery at McDonald's in south SpringfieldKY3Officers were called to the McDonald's on the corner of Battlefield and Kansas a little after 8 p.m. No one was hurt and the suspect did not get away with money. The employee says a woman came into the restaurant and handed her a threatening note.Attempted Robbery At Springfield ...

Springfield fire official: Risk of warehouse fires, like one in Oakland, 'scares us the most' - Springfield News-Leader Springfield News-LeaderSpringfield fire official: Risk of warehouse fires, like one in Oakland, 'scares us the most'Springfield News-LeaderAs investigators in Oakland, California, sort through a warehouse fire that killed 36 people last week, local officials say they are worried something similar could happen in Springfield. Randy Villines, assistant fire chief with the Springfield Fire ... ...

A Long Time Springfield Radio Personality is Marking a Milestone - OzarksFirst.com OzarksFirst.comA Long Time Springfield Radio Personality is Marking a MilestoneOzarksFirst.comSPRINGFIELD,Mo--Dozens of fans came together today to celebrate Wayne Glenn's 40 years and his 2,000th consecutive Saturday show on 101.3 KTXR. Glenn has become a staple on talk radio across the Ozarks, not missing a single show for four decades.and more » ...

Springfield Ballet's 40th Anniversary Season Features New Set for "Nutcracker" - KSMU Radio KSMU RadioSpringfield Ballet's 40th Anniversary Season Features New Set for "Nutcracker"KSMU RadioSpringfield Ballet's 40th season continues with the annual production of "The Nutcracker," this year with a brand-new set. Credit (Poster design courtesy Springfield Ballet). Listen. Listening... /. 8:40. Springfield Ballet Executive Director Evan ...and more » ...

Underage drinking bust leads to code violations in Springfield warehouse - KSPR KSPRUnderage drinking bust leads to code violations in Springfield warehouseKSPRSPRINGFIELD, Mo. A Missouri State University Fraternity party turned out to be more than just a problem of underage drinking. The building, on east Olive Street, hasn't been properly inspected in over a decade. The area just a few blocks from Hammons ... ...

Police say DNA links man to 2011 Springfield rape - Lebanon Daily Record Police say DNA links man to 2011 Springfield rapeLebanon Daily RecordSPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Southwest Missouri authorities have charged a man with raping a woman nearly a year after he was ordered deported from the U.S.. Thirty-year-old David Baquedano-Martinez, of Honduras, was charged Thursday in Greene ...and more » ...



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Italian foreign minister poised to get premier's job
FILE - In this Thursday, Oct. 6, 2016 file photo, Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni talks during a joint press conference with Turkish foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, in Ankara. Italy's Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni has been summoned to the presidential palace to see the president Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016, who could ask him to be premier and try to form a government. (AP Photo/Burhan Ozbilici, File)ROME (AP) — Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni was summoned to the presidential palace on Sunday and appeared poised to receive a mandate to try to form a new government.

Trump expected to tap Exxon's Tillerson to lead State Dept.
FILE - In this Friday, March 27, 2015 file photo, ExxonMobil CEO Rex Tillerson delivers remarks on the release of a report by the National Petroleum Council on oil drilling in the Arctic, in Washington. On Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Tillerson as his secretary of state, meeting privately with the business leader for the second time in a week. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)WASHINGTON (AP) — President-elect Donald Trump moved closer to nominating Exxon Mobil CEO Rex Tillerson as his secretary of State on Saturday, a decision that would bring a business leader with close ties to Russia into the Cabinet.

The Latest: Israel condemns deadly stadium blast in Turkey
Firefighters work on the roof of the Besiktas football club stadium Vodafone Arena as a poster of modern Turkey's founding father Mustafa Kemal Ataturk is seen on the wall in Istanbul, Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016 following the late Saturday explosions. Turkey declared a national day of mourning Sunday after twin blasts in Istanbul killed dozens of people and wounded many others near the soccer stadium — the latest large-scale assault to traumatize a nation confronting an array of security threats. (AP Photo/Emrah Gurel)ISTANBUL (AP) — The Latest on the twin explosions near an Istanbul soccer stadium on Saturday night (all times local):

39 dead as truck rams into vehicles on Kenya road
An onlooker wipes his eye as he walks through the still smoldering scene of an accident involving a tanker near Naivasha, in Kenya Sunday, Dec. 11, 2016. The tanker carrying volatile gas slammed into other vehicles and burst into flames on a major road in Kenya, killing dozens of people, officials said early Sunday. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)NAIVASHA, Kenya (AP) — A runaway truck carrying volatile gas slammed into other vehicles and burst into flames on a major road in Kenya, killing at least 39 people and injuring 10, officials said early Sunday.

Syrian activists say IS fighting back in Palmyra
BEIRUT (AP) — Russia said Sunday its air force has helped Syrian troops repulse an Islamic State attack on Palmyra, but opposition activists say the extremists have seized areas on the outskirts of the town, including a historic castle that overlooks ancient ruins.